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Boekenhoutskloof Noble Late Harvest 2014

Previous vintages of the Noble Late Harvest from Franschhoek cellar Boekenhoutskloof have been among the most profound wines of South Africa’s modern era of...

Where is South Africa’s Penfolds Grange?

Where is South Africa’s Penfolds Grange? Penfolds itself was founded in 1844 and Max Schubert became the Australian company’s first chief winemaker in 1948...

Tim James: Boekenhoutskloof gears up

“Everything we do here is a creative act, the opposite of monolithic!” Thus Marc Kent, the man whose vision – even more than his...

Top wines of April 2018

Here are our six most highly rated current-release wines of last month: Leeu Passant Dry Red 2016 - 96/100 (read original review here) Thistle & Weed...

Boekenhoutskloof Franschhoek Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

While recent vintages of Franschhoek Cabernet Sauvignon from Boekenhoutskloof seemed made in a fashion rather too eager to please, which is to say with...

Tim James: Boekenhoutskloof’s 2015 reds

Late last year I called in at Boekenhoutskloof. On an earlier visit, the new barrel cellar had been  a huge muddy hole in the...

10 years ago this month

10 years ago, Marc Kent had just won Diners Club Winemaker of the Year for the Boekenhoutskloof Syrah 2005 – this offering from the...

Boekenhoutskloof Semillon 2015

South Africa’s old vines and their potential to produce wines of greatness is very much under discussion right now but Boekenhoutskloof have been working...